Schizosiphon Kützing in K. M. Schumann et Hollrung, 1849: 233
Type species: a type species (generitype) appears not to have been designated.
Original publication:Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, -922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Calothrix.
NCBI Nucleotide Sequences
Numbers of names and species: There are 7 species (and infraspecific) names in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is currently accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
Schizosiphon bauerianus Grunow S
Schizosiphon fucicola Kützing C
Schizosiphon gypsophilus Kützing C
Schizosiphon intricatus A.Braun S
Schizosiphon kerguelensis Reinsch U
Schizosiphon parietinus Nägeli S
Schizosiphon vieillardii Kützing S
Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/genus/detail/?genus_id=44047
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:110897